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Cozy, oversize, knit sweater. The alpaca and merino wool bold plaid is on-trend but still a classic buy. $270, netaporter.com.

Cozying up to Plaid

Freshen up your wardrobe for the holidays with a bag, a watch or sweater in a bold plaid.

November 29, 2016

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Dior's limited edition holiday Lip & Cheek Velvet Color is more highly pigmented and easier to apply and the matte finish is more vibrant than its older lip glow product. $38, sephora.com.

Double-Duty Color

Is it a lipstick or a blush? Six products that do the work of both.

November 22, 2016

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Wool and alpaca cable knit turtleneck with dropped shoulder says comfy, cozy and warm. $250, zady.com.

November Chills

The winds of change are cold. Retreat into a warm and cozy sweater.

November 15, 2016

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Home & Design

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A Capitol Hill Renovation

Experiencing their house before renovating it was the best thing the Gillman family did.

November 30, 2016

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Lula, the Plott Hound - Lab mix. Don't ask her about Vinny the parakeet. / Photo by Stephanie Cavanaugh.

Green Acre #31: Dog Walkers, Ugh!

In the battle of the curbside garden, it’s Plants 0, Dogs, oh, about 1,000.

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Green Acre #30: Sundays, Pretzels and . . . Philodendrons

It’s a plant anyone can grow, and, yes, it has its uses.

November 16, 2016

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Lifestyle & Culture

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Cigarettes Take Aim at Millennials

The Marlboro men are mostly dead, but the brand is reaching out to a new generation.

December 4, 2016

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Weekend Reading: Butter: A Rich History

Wherein we learn that butter has a story as lush and as rich as its taste.

December 1, 2016

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The classic container of a classic cake. / iStock photo.

Weekend Reading: Butter, the Recipe!

Here’s a recipe to fill that Bundt pan at the bottom of your baking drawer.

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Well-being editor Mary Carpenter biking the Natchez Trail with pal from Vermont Bicycle Touring (VBT). / photo by Nancy Domjanovich

Bike Tripping

Just keep pedaling and you’ll get there was the life lesson learned from miles and miles of bike rides.

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The Worried Well

The dread of Alzheimer’s leads our reporter to enroll in a clinical trial. What she learns.

November 28, 2016

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Non-AA Rehab Gets High Marks

There are more successful ways to treat addiction than AA’s one-size-fits-all approach.

November 21, 2016

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